Indian silk embroidered small Chumba Rumal

£ 144.00

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Approx  65cm square or 2ft square

These particular Rumal kerchief squares are traditionally done in glowing silk embroidery onto a fine muslin cloth in the Himachel Pradesh province at the foothills of the Western Himalayas north of Punjab. Allegedly made by the doud wallah ( milk seller ) cast or social class for marriage gifts. The depiction is typically in celebration of Krishna and as seen here with two Gopi girls 

• Circa 1900

 • Ref 16132

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